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  1. (dated, fandom slang, humorous) A mock deity of early science fiction fandom; a fannish ghod.
    • 1956 November-December, Leibscher, Walt, “Go, Fan, Go”, in Science-Fiction Five-Yearly[1], number 2, page 32:
      Neofans and old ones too/Shout the praise of the Great Ghod Ghu,
    • 1959, Terry Carr & Ron Ellik (as Carl Brandon), “The Scarecrow”, in The BNF of Iz[2]:
      "Great Ghu!" said Dorothy. "Why, this must be the True Fandom that I've read about! Where everyone is a fan, even the animals and machines and all!"
    • 1991, David, Peter, The Rift, →ISBN, page 189:
      “Why in the name of Ghu should we want to?” asked Thak in amazement.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Ghu.


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